Skip to comments.Where’s the ‘Probable Cause’?
Posted on 04/13/2012 7:05:10 PM PDT by doug from upland
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so now just that act of “carrying a gun” and walking through you neighborhood against the advice of an opperator is proof that you are “evincing a depraved mind regardless of human life”
this is a screwed up world.
It may go beyond the “Stand Your Ground” law which the liberals want to get rid of. It’s the right of self-defense. If someone is beating you up and threatening to kill you, and you save your own life but the attacker winds up dead, you can be put away for life...at least if the attacker is a member of a protected group.
I sure hope you are wrong but I would no longer bet a nickel on it.
Have you listened to the 911 call in its entirety? It’s available at the Sanford PD site. 911 guy said “We don’t need you doing that” ( following Martin). Zim said “OK” then conversed with 911 guy about where his truck was. He had lost sight of Martin and walked on a bit further until he could find an address to tell police. He was arranging to meet police. It is a stunning audio and nothing like conventional wisdom.
You may call this nit picking but he was not told to stop following Trayvon.
The words were, “you don’t need to do that.”
The half-truth has become so prevalent now most people believe it.
Okay, I should have looked up “Capital crime” in a dictionary
So long as the penalty for the offense is not death, then
a grand jury is not required. Got it.
“Zimmerman was bleeding from the nose and the back of his head.”
That might be more persuasive if the facts supported you, champ.
Charging Zimmerman is an EASY call.
How about CONVICTING Zimmerman? Could this be why he was not charged initially?
1) He wasn’t told not to. The dispatcher said, “We don’t need you to do that.”
2) He responded in 2 ways: A) He said, “OK.” and B) He headed back toward his truck.
So a latino wannabe cop encountered a black wannabe gangsta thug on that fateful night and now all the white people are being blamed. It’s a perfect storm.
Unfortunately foe Zimmerman, cowardly politicans and mob rule is what happening today. Therefore Zimmerman is in trouble. If his lawyer has not advised him that,judging by today's political climate, he can look forward to being convicted and a long prison sentence. I don't like it but that is the way things go.
The dispatcher (not a police officer) advised Zimmerman, and I quote, “You don’t have to do that.” Falls somewhat short of an order or directive,
It’s not nitpicking at all. Words are supposed to have meaning. Taken literally (which is the only way that words from a 911 operator should be taken), the operator merely stated what he didn’t need. At best, it was a very ambiguous statement. It would have been perfectly reasonable for Zimmerman to respond: “That’s okay, I don’t mind”. For all we know, that’s what Zimmerman was thinking.
“Have you listened to the 911 call in its entirety? “
We have to weigh the fact a huge number of people here don’t research ANYTHING on their own.
They just “watch tv”.
That how they get their information and make their judgements.
By watching a “TV”. That’s how they get their “facts”.
Frightening. This has been going on for WEEKS and all that wealth of information is out there and still these people don’t remotely grasp the logical chain of events.
Reminiscent of Mike Nifong.
It never happened. When asked if he was following, Zimmerman responded affirmatively and the dispatcher only said, "We dont need you to do that."
That is not an order. That is not a warning (like CBS characterized it).
Such perpetuated characterizations are false, misleading an affront to justice.
It ranks up there with NBC's blatant racist editing of the 911 call and CNN's magically discovered (and later undiscovered) "racial slur" in the 911 call.
The deliberate perversion and narrative shaping seen in the Media coverage and from race-based activists is truly appalling, wholly unacceptable and needs repudiating at every turn.
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